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Author: Eduard Watson

An experienced finance writer for more than 10 years, active industry watcher, and gadget enthusiast.
December 10, 2018

Binance Launches Its Own Blockchain – Changpeng Zhao Believes Ethereum Is Too Slow For Mass Adoption

Binance is the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume, and it’s pushing for blockchain adoptions. The exchange will launch its very own blockchain at the beginning of 2019. In a brand new post on Medium, Binance says it will migrate its digital asset Binance Coin (BNB) from the Ethereum network to its own blockchain, Binance … Continue reading “Binance Launches Its Own Blockchain – Changpeng Zhao Believes Ethereum Is Too Slow For Mass Adoption”

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December 9, 2018

American Express Announces That Ripple Powers Cross-Border Transactions In A Few Seconds

American Express unveils the results of a pilot test of Ripple’s xCurrent solution for cross-border payments. Ripple can improve international payments During the Wings of Change Europe conference in Madrid, Amex general manager of corporate payments Carlos Carriedo said that Ripple’s tech could significantly improve international payments. “We did a pilot. We did a test, … Continue reading “American Express Announces That Ripple Powers Cross-Border Transactions In A Few Seconds”

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December 8, 2018

Litecoin Enjoys Enhanced Adoption As HTC’s Exodus 1 Phone Adds Support For LTC

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee revealed a while ago that he would speak at the Slush 2018 event in Helsinki on December 6th and he did talk there about the HTC Exodus 1 phone that has just integrated Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin (BTC). Lee has always envisioned cryptos to become to go-to ones, and he hoped that … Continue reading “Litecoin Enjoys Enhanced Adoption As HTC’s Exodus 1 Phone Adds Support For LTC”

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December 7, 2018

SWIFT Competes With Ripple Using A New Cross-Border Payment System That Could Eliminate Delays & Errors

The global payments network, Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) seems to launch a challenge for Ripple these days. Challenging Ripple They are currently testing a new payment system that’s designed to counter Ripple and more similar emerging cross-border payment startups. Financial Times reported that SWIFT is currently piloting a brand new system that’s … Continue reading “SWIFT Competes With Ripple Using A New Cross-Border Payment System That Could Eliminate Delays & Errors”

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December 6, 2018

Blockchain Software Company R3 Adds XRP As The First Crypto For Its Universal Payments DApp

R3 just announced that Ripple’s digital asset will become the first crypto that’s supported on its new universal payment settlement platform. The new open source Corda-based DApp (CorDapp) is dubbed Corda Settler and it allows payment obligations which are raised on the Corda blockchain to be settled via any parallel payment rail supporting cryptos or … Continue reading “Blockchain Software Company R3 Adds XRP As The First Crypto For Its Universal Payments DApp”

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December 5, 2018

Another Crypto Milestone Checked: Bitcoin Futures Was Just Confirmed By NASDAQ Official

Futures are leveraged trading instruments and the derivatives allow for more ways to diversify people’s portfolios. The type of investments tied to futures include commodities, treasury bonds, stocks, and national currencies. Futures allow people to take advantage of the short-term movement of securities, commodities, and currencies, but without actually having to own a particular underlying … Continue reading “Another Crypto Milestone Checked: Bitcoin Futures Was Just Confirmed By NASDAQ Official”

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December 4, 2018

Coinbase Quietly Adds Free PayPal Withdrawal Option For Fiat Currencies For The US, EU, And Canada Users

Recently, Coinbase has been making pretty important moves in the industry even if they haven’t been necessarily blowing the whistle whenever they had an achievement or implemented a change. After they launched the OTC trading desk for institutional customers without making a fuss out of the announcement, the exchange has now quietly added free PayPal … Continue reading “Coinbase Quietly Adds Free PayPal Withdrawal Option For Fiat Currencies For The US, EU, And Canada Users”

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December 3, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Launches Two New Blockchain Products

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is Amazon’s digital branch, and it just launched some new blockchain products. The decision comes at a time when the crypto market is trying its best to recover after the recent bloodbath that hit Bitcoin and the other altcoins harder than ever during 2018. But Amazon, as well as other important companies … Continue reading “Amazon Web Services (AWS) Launches Two New Blockchain Products”

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December 2, 2018

EOSBet Is The First Licensed On-Chain Blockchain Casino With Exclusive Powers – The Platform Addresses The Main Flaws Of Centralized Gambling

The team behind EOSBet just revealed that they had secured an official certification from one of the world’s most famous online gambling regulators Curaçao eGaming. According to the official press release, the Caribbean regulator has exclusive powers that allow it to sub-license gambling platforms. It has received a Master Gambling License from the states Ministry … Continue reading “EOSBet Is The First Licensed On-Chain Blockchain Casino With Exclusive Powers – The Platform Addresses The Main Flaws Of Centralized Gambling”

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December 1, 2018

The Holy Grail Of Crypto: AZTEC Protocol Zero-Knowledge DAI Implementation Is Live On The Ethereum Mainnet, MakerDAO Announces

A game changer seems to make the Reddit community more than excited. It was just mentioned in a thread that the crypto space is approaching the “holy grail of currencies.” MakerDAO cites Alex Van de Sande who just announced on Twitter that there’s a zero-knowledge DAI implementation working live on the main chain. He is … Continue reading “The Holy Grail Of Crypto: AZTEC Protocol Zero-Knowledge DAI Implementation Is Live On The Ethereum Mainnet, MakerDAO Announces”

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